UPS: Services & Packaging

Do all my UPS packages include $100 declared value?

Yes! UPS automatically covers $100 in liability and losses for each of its shipments--even if no value is declared. Learn more about UPS declared value.    

FAQs: Certificate of Origin

What is a Certificate of Origin? A Certificate of Origin (CO) authenticates the country of origin of the merchandise being shipped. This is important as each country may have unique Treaty arrangements, restrictions on imports, varying duty rates...

UPS Additional Handling | Overview

The Additional Handling charge is an extra fee for shipments that require special handling while being transported by UPS. The Additional Handling charge depends on the packaging and dimensions. The following general guidelines apply. Though, UPS ...

UPS Declared Value | Overview

UPS provides maximum liability coverage for shipments up to $100 in value. This coverage is called "Declared Value". Items that are worth $100 or less can be claimed for up to that amount if they result in a lost, stolen or damaged shipment. For s...

UPS Delivery Confirmation - Adult Signature Required | Overview

When the shipment reaches its destination, UPS Delivery Confirmation Adult Signature Required demands the signature of an individual at the residence who is at least 21 years of age, who provides proof of age with a government-issued photo identif...

UPS Delivery Confirmation - Signature Required | Overview

When the shipment reaches its destination, UPS Delivery Confirmation Signature Required will collect the recipient's signature before the package is delivered. This feature allows for added peace of mind because you know your package is arriving ...

UPS Delivery Confirmation | Overview

When the shipment reaches its destination, UPS Delivery Confirmation prompts UPS to mail you a confirmation of delivery. Keep in mind that this will not include a signature. In addition, similar information is available when you track your packag...

UPS Mail Innovations vs SurePost: Differences Between Each Service

UPS Mail Innovations and UPS SurePost have quite a bit in common. Both are contract only, non-guaranteed economy residential services offered by UPS. Final delivery is also usually handled by the U.S. Postal Service. Though, these services differ ...

UPS Saturday Air Processing Fee | Overview

UPS Saturday Air Processing Fee is a charge for Saturday pickup service. With the service, UPS is able to pick up packages on Saturday upon request. This allows merchants to fulfill weekend orders a day early. The Saturday Pickup fee applies to pa...

UPS Saturday Delivery | Overview

UPS can delivery your shipments on Saturday to help extend your work week. UPS Saturday Delivery Fee Saturday Delivery is available for an extra fee: The 2020 retail rate is $16.00 per parcel. Services Eligible for UPS Saturday Delivery The foll...

UPS Supplies: Ordering Details (FREE)

What's better than free shipping supplies? Easy ordering! If you have a UPS account, you can also order supplies online after signing into your account. UPS shipping supplies can also be acquired at The UPS Store or at UPS Customer Centers.   ...

What is a UPS Express Box?

A UPS Express Box is a flexible option for shipping a variety of products. You can use this box with UPS Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air, and International services. The boxes come in 3 different sizes, which are listed below. Small: 13" x 11" x 2" Med...

What is a UPS Express Envelope?

A UPS Express Envelope is designed to accommodate documents--specifically ones that need to arrive in a speedy fashion. It's also free! Weight Limit: .5 lb Size: 12.5" x 9.5"

What is a UPS Express Tube?

A UPS Express Tube is the perfect package for documents that can be rolled--such as blueprints, posters, maps, etc. Size: 36" x 6" x 6"

What is a UPS High Value Report?

The UPS High Value Report is a report showing a tracking number, package ID, and Declared Value if your package has a declared value of $1,000 or more.  Important note from UPS: Be sure to give this report to your UPS driver when he or she picks...

What is a UPS Pak?

A UPS Pak is a corrugated box that wraps around your documents (including electronic media) snugly for a tight, secure fit. Size: 14.75" x 11.5"            

What is UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.?

UPS 2nd Day Air A.M. is an expedited delivery service for businesses that guarantees delivery by early morning of the second business day. Time frame: Delivery on the 2nd business day by 10:30 a.m. or 12:00 noon to most commercial destinations. D...

What is UPS 2nd Day Air?

UPS 2nd Day Air guarantees 2nd business day delivery by the end of the day. Delivery by the end of the 2nd business day. Some locations in Alaska and Hawaii require additional transit time. Destinations and Origins: All 50 states and Puerto Ri...

What is UPS 3 Day Select?

UPS 3 Day Select is an air transport delivery service that guarantees delivery by the end of the 3rd business day. Day-definite option for less time-sensitive shipments. Available for packages within the contiguous 48 United States. Free UPS pac...

What is UPS carbon neutral?

UPS carbon neutral is an option for eco-conscious shippers who want to take strides to reduce their carbon footprint. When you select UPS carbon neutral, a flat fee will be added to your bill for each package selected. Here is a list of package ty...

What is UPS Ground?

    Best Option When: You need a low-cost delivery for option that does not need to be expedited. Learn more about UPS Ground. Destinations: All 50 states and Puerto Rico. Delivery Timeline: Guaranteed delivery in 1-5 days. Service Over...

What is UPS Next Day Air Early?

UPS Next Day Air Early guarantees early morning delivery on the next business day for your time sensitive shipments. Optional Saturday pickup and delivery available in selected locations. UPS Next Day Air Early Features: Delivery by 8 a.m. to mos...

What is UPS Next Day Air Saver?

UPS Next Day Air Saver is the most cost-effective option for shipments that need to arrive by the end of the next business day-guaranteed. Commercial Addresses Next business day delivery by 3:00 or 4:30 p.m. where UPS Next Day Air® delivery is com...

What is UPS Next Day Air?

UPS Next Day Air offers guaranteed, next business day delivery. Next business day delivery by 10:30 a.m., 12:00 noon, or end of day, depending on destination (serves all 50 states and Puerto Rico, with some limitations in Hawaii and Alaska). ...

What is UPS Standard?

UPS Standard is the most cost-effective option for routine shipments between the United States and Canadian provinces and Mexico (guaranteed). Day-definite delivery based on origin and destination. Origins and Destinations: Between the 48 cont...

What is UPS Verbal Confirmation of Delivery?

Verbal Confirmation of Delivery confirms delivery of your UPS Next Day Air Early shipment by having a UPS agent call you when your shipment arrives at its intended destination. You must supply the contact name and telephone number of the recipient...

What is UPS Worldwide Expedited?

UPS Worldwide Expedited is a speedy, guaranteed option for non-urgent international shipments. Export: Delivery in two business days to Canada Delivery in two or three business days to Mexico Delivery in three or four days to Europe Deliv...

What is UPS Worldwide Express Plus?

UPS Worldwide Express Plus guarantees early morning, next business day delivery for your time-sensitive international shipments.   Export: Delivery by 8:30 a.m. to Canada and 9:00 a.m. to all other destinations Next day delivery to Canada ...

What is UPS Worldwide Express?

UPS Worldwide Express offers guaranteed morning delivery within 1-3 days for your time-sensitive international shipments. Export: Delivery by 10:30 a.m. or 12:00 noon Delivery by the next business day to Canada and for documents to Mexico ...

What is UPS Worldwide Saver?

UPS Worldwide Saver offers guaranteed afternoon delivery in 1-3 days for your international shipments. Export: Delivery by end of day Next business day delivery to Canada and for documents to Mexico  Delivery in two business days to Europe...